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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By ricconhan
Re: Speedo cable

Email Leonard he rebuilt my speedometer head, resealed it, new glass, new bezel, and painted it. Works great. Mine stopped and broke the cable also, no jumping, no noise, was working fine and just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By ricconhan
Re: Knock/rattle/tap at freewheel speed

Tonight I went down to the shop and loosened the set screw on the distributor and raised it a whisker then went for a drive, it may have helped a little but she still has a little rattle at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By ricconhan
Re: Knock/rattle/tap at freewheel speed

Synchro909, are you saying that your's does this also?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By ricconhan
Knock/rattle/tap at freewheel speed

I've got what's hard to describe, I'll call it knock/rattle/tapping at freewheeling speed, when accelerating or deceleration it's quiet, but at freewheeling speed it's there, I've tried changing the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,938
Posted By ricconhan
Re: Finding local A people

Oldforder, I've been trying to contact you the last few weeks. I'm just up the street in Wayne, NE
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,556
Posted By ricconhan
Re: Renumbering question

Oldforder, I also have shyed away from cars out of state for same reason.

Oldforder, please check your private messages. I sent you a couple, I just live north of you about 70 miles.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,811
Posted By ricconhan
Re: Slamming into first gear

Look similar to this?

The pin is tapered, larger on one end than the other, I would suggest a brass hammer or brass drift.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By ricconhan
Re: Rumble Seat Help

Thanks a million guys, just what you said, bottom of the frame there were 2 tabs hidden behind the frame and upholstery, had to make a small cut in the upholstery to allow them to pivot out,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By ricconhan
Re: Rumble Seat Help

Sounds like a job for one of my grandson's with gramp's supervising, they're a lot more limber than this o'l guy. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By ricconhan
Rumble Seat Help

Tinkering with my Roadster while waiting for other parts. My rumble seat "back" cushion isn't fastening to the lid correctly. My lid has 2 slots towards the top on either side and the back cushion...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,433
Posted By ricconhan
Re: First time adjusting rod and mains

Synchro909, Like Licensed to kill stated, counterbalance in the shot and shadow.. when we took them out besides there being 3 different types of rods, everything looked ok, and when we get done...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,722
Posted By ricconhan
Boy, does this hit close to home

Sounds like my house.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,433
Posted By ricconhan
Re: First time adjusting rod and mains

Here's what caused me concern and motivated me to open her up for inspection.

https://youtu.be/S1HVAQsxCZ4


And here is one of my granddaughter/daughter and I tearing up the streets of Wayne,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,433
Posted By ricconhan
Re: First time adjusting rod and mains

Patrick L, granted the babbitt and clearances so far are good, we've only completed the mains as of now, the babbitt and crank rod journals look fine also, we're still balancing the rods and pistons...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,433
Posted By ricconhan
Re: First time adjusting rod and mains

​Update on adjusting rods and mains,

Well when we dropped the pan I set it on the bench to investigate the bottom and almost had a heart attack, I pulled 3 chunks of lead ( approximately 1" X 1/2"...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,375
Posted By ricconhan
Re: We've lost another one

I've been talking with Herm's son John who worked side by side with Herm for several years. Seems he's back home in the shop, originally I think he was just going to finish and complete the jobs...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,100
Posted By ricconhan
Re: Front License Plate Hitting Radiator

Smith and Jones has these.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,433
Posted By ricconhan
Re: First time adjusting rod and mains

Thanks to you all I'll take any and all advice.
Forum: The Test Forum 07-18-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By ricconhan
Re: Test posting pictures

Only a test.test
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,433
Posted By ricconhan
First time adjusting rod and mains

Well Monday we're going to be putting the A on my neighbors two post lift (advice welcome) and pulling pan to check and adjust rods and mains also inspecting conditions of babbitt and crank, checking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By ricconhan
Re: 1931 model a running rough.

Thanks, yep it's oil filled so not ideal for upside-down use. I'll have to get one of the solid kind.
Forum: The Test Forum 07-12-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 685
Posted By ricconhan
Test posting pictures

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Forum: The Test Forum 07-12-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By ricconhan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By ricconhan
Re: 1931 model a running rough.

I have a coil related question, first off mine is 6 volt positive ground, I picked up a new 6 volt coil for a spare, the coil on my car is only marked (dist) for the red wire no markings on black...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By ricconhan
Re: Speedometer error

Well talk about speedy repair service, Leonard received my speedometer head in the mail only this morning, and emailed me this afternoon telling me it was done and as good as new. WOW I am impressed....
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